Read Faster and Better
Today’s working environment is characterized by the abundance of information in circulation and the shortage of time. In this context, learning to read rapidly and efficiently is a possible solution easily in reach and adapted to this reality. Our approach is unique: it combines reading techniques and information management! Our technique does not involve reading in diagonal or skipping words! Instead it aims at getting rid of certain inadequate old habits, learning and mastering new techniques and applying strategies for the different types of reading material. Our approach distinguishes itself mainly by the possibility it offers for each participant to rapidly attain realistic and astonishing objectives.


OBJECTIVES
> To eliminate daydreaming problems
> To read 50% to 150% faster without skipping any words
> To improve comprehension and retention of information in texts

WHO IS THIS TRAINING COURSE FOR
Anyone who wishes to improve their reading skills.


Recognized by the Faculty of Continuing
Education at the University of Montreal
The educational quality of this syllabus has been approved by the Chair of Continuing Education of the Faculty of Continuing Education at the University of Montreal 0.7 UFC

OBJECTIVES
  • Increasing your reading speed by 50% to 150%
  • Solving your daydreaming issues
  • Improving your understanding of reading material
  • Increasing the amount of information retained from a text
  • Improving concentration
  • Getting better at evaluating and managing your global reading load
  • Reading more or spending less time reading
  • Regaining the pleasure of reading
  • Gaining increased satisfaction from reading!

QUALITEMPS APPROACH
Our teaching relies on 25 year old proven and tested techniques. These techniques are applicable to all subjects and all types of texts; administrative documents, scientific documents, legal, technical, magazines or literary pieces.
Our technique will also help you increase reading speed on screen. One of its great features: it can be put into practice right after the course without any further training.

DETAILED TRAINING COURSE CONTENTS
  • Introduction: what is speed reading?
  • Self-evaluation of reading workload and setting objectives
  • Reading test to establish initial reading speed
  • Calculation of number of words per minute
  • Calculation of the number of words per page
  • Words of advice for dynamic reading
  • Glitches and mechanisms of traditional reading
  • Various techniques and schools of speed reading
  • The Qualitemps method
  • Practical exercises
  • Three objectives of speed reading techniques
  • The four levels of sub vocalization
  • Mechanisms of the eye
  • Reading exercise using the Fixation point method
  • Measure of the new reading speed
  • Practical exercise of reading a 100 page book in 40 minutes and understanding it
  • Various reading strategies
  • Practical training exercises using various reading strategies
  • How to adapt the method to reading on screen
  • Time management and reading
  • Mechanisms of the memory
  • How to read to improve information retention
  • Techniques for taking notes
  • Test to measure the new reading speed and the level of progress achieved
  • Final word: what is a competent reader?

PEDAGOGICAL APPROACH
  • The Read Faster and Better course is composed of about 60% individual practical exercises, 10% various
  • tests and 30% theoretical interactive talks.

    TRAINING COURSE MATERIAL
    • Student manual
    • Tests
    • Texts for training


    Training

    Date

    City

    Location

    Lisez plus vite et lisez mieux
    14 may 2019
    Français
    Longueuil
     
    Lisez plus vite et lisez mieux
    14 may 2019
    Français
    Longueuil
    Directions
    Lisez plus vite et lisez mieux
    20 may 2019
    Français
    Québec
     
    Lisez plus vite et lisez mieux
    20 may 2019
    Français
    Québec
    Directions
    TRAINERS


    René-Louis Comtois

    Johanne Bertrand

    David Mascolo

    Isabelle Gagné

    Marlène Villeneuve

    Monique Dallaire




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